Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Following a December ruling by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) focused commercial airline pilot scheduling, which provides pilots with a longer opportunity for rest before entering the cockpit, union groups representing pilots at FedEx and UPS have spoken out about how the rule does not apply to air cargo operators.
Posted on 01/04 at 01:55 PM
Air Cargo •
Air Freight •
The International Air Transport Association announced global traffic results for November showing a weaker air cargo market compared to levels attained earlier in the year.
While it has only been a few months since Seattle-based EquaShip made its entrance into the parcel sector marketplace, the company appears to be highly committed to making itself a cost-efficient alternative for shippers that traditionally turn to the parcel duopoly of FedEx and UPS.
The price per gallon for diesel gasoline continued heading south, falling 0.8 cents to $3.783 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted on 01/04 at 10:25 AM
Diesel Prices •
Tuesday, January 03, 2012
The December edition of Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business pointed to manufacturing growth finishing 2011 on a positive note.
Following a $150 million infusion in August geared towards an effort to grow the United States natural gas vehicle sector, Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the largest provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America, recently announced company investors, including Clean Fuels chairman and founder T. Boone Pickens, invested another $150 million into the company in late December.
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Dachser USA President and CEO Frank Guenzerodt about how the $5 billion global 3PL is approaching its U.S growth strategy.
Friday, December 30, 2011
Although its economic recovery got off to a lackluster start, California has recently started to outpace the United States
Posted on 12/30 at 10:45 AM
Global Trade •
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
A new survey shows more needs to be done to educate small- and mid-sized businesses on the potential of engaging in global trade.
Posted on 12/28 at 10:32 AM
Global Trade •
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
The Port of Baltimore – which has been gaining U.S. market share over the past two years – announced that yet another major ocean cargo carrier will be calling in 2012